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Wednesday 8 February 2023 Dublin: 7°C

# Power Outage

Last month
January 2023
# Power Outages
Over 16,000 customers left without power in north Dublin and Meath this evening due to faults
Most customers have since had their power restored, however.
Last year
2022
# Dublin
Blackout in Temple Bar leaves over 600 customers without power
ESB Networks have said that it has affected more than 610 customers and they are working to solve the problem at Bedford Row.
All time
# storm barra
3,000 remain without power in wake of Storm Barra
The ESB said it’s mainly customers in parts of Kerry, Sligo and Leitrim who are still dealing with faults.
# Power Failure
Services resume at Tallaght hospital after power outage forces appointments to be cancelled
All scheduled outpatient appointments were postponed.
# New York Minute
Carnegie Hall choir do impromptu gig on New York street as power cut plunges city into darkness
The power eventually came back on at 3am Irish time.
# Blackout
Massive power outage leaves Uruguay and Argentina without electricity
Two Argentine power companies confirmed that the failure knocked out electricity throughout Argentina.
# Power Outage
Major progress made with reconnections, but 11,000 homes still without power in southeast
Electricity has been restored to 13,000 homes since 6am this morning.
# Electricity
Thousands in Dublin without power as Storm Emma sweeps across the country
ESB is estimating that 8pm tomorrow is the soonest time that any power outages can be repaired.
# Back in action
Power restored for 26,000 ESB customers in Dublin
The fault also caused significant delays to train services.
# power out
'I'm pleased that's the end, I haven't got the energy or interest. I can't compete anymore'
After the curtain came down on his sensational career, Phil Taylor praised Rob Cross for his PDC World Darts Championship win.
# hurricane irma
Six dead at Florida nursing home left without power after Hurricane Irma
Florida Governor Rick Scott issued a statement saying he was “absolutely heartbroken” to learn of the deaths of the elderly retirees.
# Power Outage
Dublin Fire Brigade tackles blaze at ESB hub in Milltown
The ESB has said it is working to restore power “quickly and safely”.
# In the dark
Nearly 1,000 ESB customers are without power in Meath
The outage is affecting homes in the Oldcastle area.
# Temple Street
Power outage at Temple Street stops operations and affects ambulance services
A spokeswoman said the outage demonstrates the need for a new children’s hospital.
# In the dark
All at sea: Two Aran Islands will be without power for the weekend
Inis Oirr and Inis Meáin will have no power because of a fault with an undersea cable.
# Power Outage
Temple Street Hospital emergency department to reopen at 6pm after power supply issues
A second generator will be installed by 6pm tonight.
# Power Outage
Brendan Howlin is the new leader of the Labour Party
Alan Kelly did not turn up to the announcement this afternoon.
# electricity faults
More than 2,000 ESB customers are without power
Several counties have been hit, with Mayo worst affected.
# storm barney
Doctors forced to use iPhone torches as Beaumont Hospital plunged into darkness
Power at the busy northside Dublin hospital was out for 15 minutes as Storm Barney hit.
# Blackout
ESB crews working to restore power
The electricity network is warning those cleaning up to be wary of power lines.
# Lights out
ESB restore power in Dublin city centre following outage
Many post-match revelers were left in the dark when the power failed at around 7.30pm.
# Power
ESB power restoration ‘frustratingly slow’ with 5,000 still without power
The company there are an average of eight customers per fault now that they are working on some of the smaller faults around the country.
# Power
Storm leaves thousands without power and telephone services
Numbers are expected to rise as the bad weather continues.
# Stormwatch
Wild weather knocks out power, leads to ferries being cancelled
Crews have now restored the power that was disturbed by lightning strikes this morning.
# Power Outage
Union boss warns that ESB industrial action could hit power supplies
Brendan Ogle says that there is “no doubt” that industrial action would hit services.
# going down to...
South Park misses deadline for the first time ever because of a power cut
The bast***s killed South Park!
# Electricity
Traffic lights out after power cut in Dublin 8
# power cut
Power outages in Dublin and Cork
In Glassmore, Swords a fault has caused a power outage for around 21 houses and a fault in Cloyne, Co Cork means around 42 houses are without electricity.
# Sandy
Superstorm Sandy: US begins recovery process
People have been struggling to restore power and clear debris after the superstorm hit the east coast of the US.
# Technical Difficulties
Cineworld evacuated because of power outage
The Dublin cinema was emptied tonight over technical difficulties.
# power cut
Planes grounded and nuclear power plant shuts amid major US, Mexico power cut
The power outage has affected over 1 million people and sparked the automatic shut-down of two nuclear reactors.
# Power Outage
Significant power outage from south Dublin to Wicklow
ESB crews are attempting to restore power – and most DART and Luas services are running as usual again – following a blackout.